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Continuing Education announces January program offerings

| Emma Dimick

UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education/UW-Extended Campus connects people with possibilities by providing degrees and certificates for working adults, professional and workforce development, youth and community programs, and resources for business.

Following are upcoming programs that provide the opportunity for individuals to grow professionally and personally:

Ethics and Boundaries: Navigating Challenging Colleague Relationships
Jan. 4-29, 2021, online
Learn best practices for working cohesively with challenging teammates. Ethics and boundaries topics go beyond caring for our patients and clients. Whether it involves our own team members or collaborating partners, our ethical obligation to our clients includes collegiality among colleagues to ensure services are delivered effectively. This four-week program is asynchronous; participants will watch prerecorded video content and interact with the instructor through discussion boards.

Foot and Nail Care Expanded Education Online
Jan. 4-March 29, 2021, online
This online foot and nail care for nurses program will prepare you to offer professional foot and nail care. Learn techniques and skills online as you work at your own pace over three months and earn 25 education contact hours.

Safe Spaces: Honoring Gender and Sexuality in the Workplace
Jan. 7, 2021, online
In this virtual training, you will learn about creating safe, inclusive spaces at work, school and in your community. Gain an understanding of key terms surrounding safe spaces and LGBTQIA+ while exploring your own identity and become more self-aware.

Wound Treatment Associate Program
Jan. 11-April 3, 2021, online
Through the convenience of online learning, the WTA program will help you with daily patient monitoring, pressure ulcer prevention and basic wound management to improve outcomes for patients. This is a 13-week online course, with a post-program virtual skills check.

Ethics and Boundaries: Working with Immigrant and Refugee Populations
Jan. 12, 2021, online
Cultural competence when working with diverse populations is critical. Working with refugees and immigrants often requires changes in practices/policies at human services agencies to meet federal and state law and professional guidelines. In this online program, you will learn how to deliver culturally competent care to your clients while being cognizant of professional boundaries.

Mindfulness for Mood Disorders
Jan. 12, 2021, online
Mindfulness is a growing evidence-based method to combat stress, improve mental health and bring awareness to the reactions of the body. This online class will teach you powerful mindfulness tools to help your clients reach health and wellness goals.

Supervisory Management Certificate Program: Leading with Integrity
Jan. 15, 2021, online
Does your leadership style foster growth, confidence and inspire team members? In this training, you will learn what makes certain leaders stand out ethically, culturally and confidently. Walk away with applicable methods for your team. This is an elective course in the certificate series.

More than a Childhood Condition: Making Sense of Adolescent and Adult ADHD
Jan. 21, 2020, online
In this virtual program, clinicians will learn how ADHD can affect individuals through adolescence and beyond. New research suggests symptoms can show themselves differently in adults than in children, making ADHD challenging to address.

Supervisory Management Certificate Program: Dealing with Conflict
Jan. 21-22 and Jan. 28-29, 2021, online
Poorly managed conflict creates significant costs for organizations and leads to loss of engagement among employees. This elective course in the certificate series will teach you how to apply five proven strategies for effectively managing conflict.

Ethics and Boundaries: Ethical Practice in Rural Settings
Jan. 22, 2021, online
The rural setting poses unique challenges for social work and counseling practice. Participants will explore the ethical considerations for social workers and counselors while working with people in rural settings. You will study a decision-making model and apply ethical principles to some realistic scenarios.

Mindfulness for Trauma-Based Emotional Dysregulation
Jan. 26, 2021, online
Mindfulness is an excellent tool to support recovery from trauma. It helps improve resilience, self-compassion, presentness and learning to self-regulate mood variations. Meditation is a natural, powerful method of healing that supports the recovery process. During this webinar, you will navigate the nature of trauma and the tools that can best help your clients who suffer from this condition.

For complete program details, visit the Continuing Education website, email ce@uwec.edu or call 715-836-3636.